In 2017, India has drawn $2.6 billion in foreign investment, ranking 19th out of 97 countries, according to Knight Frank report.
The paper says that the influx of foreign capital into the real estate market of India occurred against the backdrop of government initiatives in the area of reform and the adoption of new regulations.
The global consulting company Active Capital highlights that 84% of all attracted investment into Indian real estate in 2017 originated from the USA, Canada, and Singapore. These countries are followed by Great Britain, the United Arab Emirates and Hong Kong. At the same time, the largest amount of investments since 2010 came from the USA, Great Britain, and Germany.
As for the country’s investment attractiveness, India ranks first among the countries of the Asia-Pacific region, which also includes Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines. These countries, in comparison to India, draw in aggregate less foreign investments than India alone.